Maurice Chammah

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 Texas Department of Criminal Justice

A Peek at a Forgotten Age of Prison Radio in Texas

As the Great Depression was winding down, a variety show broadcast from the state prison in Huntsville began airing on the radio and collecting a devoted audience. A new book collects the stories of the men and women who performed on the show and at the annual Texas Prison Rodeo.

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 Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Jailhouse Snitch Claims Secret Deal in Death Case

A second jailhouse informant claims he was offered a secret deal to testify in a death penalty case by former Navarro County prosecutor John Jackson, who has been accused of similar misconduct in the conviction and execution of Cameron Todd Willingham.

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